CapeCodTODAY.com



A hyperlocal (and entrepreneurial) news pioneerpre-2000HyperlocalMassachusettsCape CodFor-profitLocal AdsNo Institutional Support6-106-10More than 50Customhttp://eCape.com http://CapeCodKIDZ.com http://PlymouthDailyNews.com http://CapeCodPets.com http://CapeCodTravel.com http://WeddingsonCapeCod.com http://GayWeddingsonCapeCod.com.Cape Cod - MassachusettsWalter BrooksMaggie KulbokasJulie BrooksJay BrooksRichard FarleyCapeCodToday one of the first hyperlocal news websites in the nation and reports on all things Cape Cod. Topics the site covers include politics arts and culture business education and sports. Walter Brooks founder of CapeCodToday is a veteran journalist with over half a century of experience. Prior to establishing the site Brooks wrote for The Village Voice the New York Post and The Cape Codder a weekly newspaper in the area. Beginning in the mid-1990s Brooks sensed that newspapers were too reliant on national wire services for stories rather than reporting local news. Brooks founded CapeCodToday in February 1997 as a response to public demand for the kind of hyperlocal news that area newspapers lacked. Over the years CapeCodToday expanded its media content and now hosts over 300 local blogs. With over 75000 monthly readers CapeCodToday looks to distinguish itself from other local media outlets by providing news that is “hyperlocal fun and informative” according to Brooks. [Profile updated March 5 2013] http://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/03/capecodtodaycom.phpcapecodtoday.com
TaglineA hyperlocal (and entrepreneurial) news pioneer
Year Foundedpre-2000
Type or CoverageHyperlocal
StateMassachusetts
CityCape Cod
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)6-10
Staff Size (Editorial)6-10
Active VolunteersMore than 50
CMSCustom
Affiliationshttp://eCape.com http://CapeCodKIDZ.com http://PlymouthDailyNews.com http://CapeCodPets.com http://CapeCodTravel.com http://WeddingsonCapeCod.com http://GayWeddingsonCapeCod.com.
Mappin LocationCape Cod - Massachusetts
Principal StaffWalter Brooks
Principal StaffMaggie Kulbokas
Principal StaffJulie Brooks
Principal StaffJay Brooks
Principal StaffRichard Farley
DescriptionCapeCodToday one of the first hyperlocal news websites in the nation and reports on all things Cape Cod. Topics the site covers include politics arts and culture business education and sports. Walter Brooks founder of CapeCodToday is a veteran journalist with over half a century of experience. Prior to establishing the site Brooks wrote for The Village Voice the New York Post and The Cape Codder a weekly newspaper in the area. Beginning in the mid-1990s Brooks sensed that newspapers were too reliant on national wire services for stories rather than reporting local news. Brooks founded CapeCodToday in February 1997 as a response to public demand for the kind of hyperlocal news that area newspapers lacked. Over the years CapeCodToday expanded its media content and now hosts over 300 local blogs. With over 75000 monthly readers CapeCodToday looks to distinguish itself from other local media outlets by providing news that is “hyperlocal fun and informative” according to Brooks. [Profile updated March 5 2013]
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/03/capecodtodaycom.php
Homepagecapecodtoday.com